Job Posting 74823

Facilitator / Coach
Job Skills
York / Durham area
closes in 12 days (Fri, 1 Oct)
full time

Who we are:           Job Skills offers employment solutions connecting the skills of job seekers with the needs of employers to create a more vibrant community.


What we need:      Results-driven individuals who:

  • Are inspired by helping people achieve their employment goals
  • Have demonstrated experience in coaching and facilitating
  • Have post-secondary education in a Social Services related field, Career Counseling, Adult/Youth teaching/training or a combination of related education and relevant work experience
  • Have Post-secondary education, preferably a career couseling certificate and/or facilitation and/or related University Degree with experience in career couseling
  • Have experience working with youth
  • Have knowledge of community agencies, services, resources and employers within the community
  • Have a valid Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle

What you will do:  The Facilitator/Coach supports the activities of the Job Skills Employment Programs and Services activities by:

  • Assessing clients to obtain employment history, educational background, career goals etc.
  • Identifying barriers to employment and assist clients to develop job readiness skills
  • Assessing need for additional assistance such as rehabilitation, financial aid and/or further vocational training and making appropriate referrals
  • Supporting and monitoring clients as they progress through training interventions and /or return to work action plans
  • Following-up with clients at appropriate intervals to assess progress and record employment
  • Developing curriculum for specific groups and needs, evaluating and adjusting accordingly
  • Delivering seminars and workshops to clients, both in-house and as part of outreach strategies
  • Working with clients to facilitate peer-lead support groups around employability and job maintenance issues
  • Assisting clients in the use of resources and technology for job search activities
  • Entering client data into database and maintaining file notes and appropriate documentation around clients’ progress
  • Participating in community activities and job fairs
  • Delivering high quality service as outlined in Job Skills’ customer service standards


  • Education/certifications:
    • Minimum education requirement is a Post-secondary education, preferably in youth/adult teaching, youth/adult employment coaching and/or related experience
  • 2-4 years’ experience in the Social Service sector


  • Oral Communication
  • Fostering Teamwork
  • Functional, Technical and Organizational Proficiency
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Self-Confidence
  • Coaching
  • Client Service Orientation
  • Planning and Goal Setting Abilities

 What you will get: In addition to the satisfaction gained from helping people reach their goals, Job Skills offers a competitive salary and benefits package!


If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please read on to learn more about Job Skills, how you can apply to this exciting position and become part of our growing Job Skills Team!


Job Skills is a forward thinking, not-for-profit, charitable organization that is constantly developing or implementing new Programs to help individuals achieve economic independence. In doing so, we aim to contribute to the economic and social viability of our community. We are ethical, client-focused, performance-oriented and believe in the personal growth of our staff, our community and our clients.


As a Facilitator/Coach with Job Skills, you will work for a high performing organization that is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their employment goals. In this role, you will utilize your unique combination of skills and experience in counseling and networking to help clients find and maintain meaningful employment.


Job Skills is committed to fostering a workplace that is both inclusive and representative of the communities we serve. As a diverse workplace incorporates a variety of backgrounds and perspectives, we believe that being a diverse and inclusive organization is essential to achieving success and client satisfaction in all Job Skills’ Services and Programs. To meet these objectives, we invite all qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please be advised that accommodation is available upon request.


We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Please indicate the position title, and job reference number in the email subject line and tell us how you learned about this opportunity in your cover letter. Also, please discuss how you’ve been involved in job development or related skills such as sales, negotiation, people skills and managing a caseload to achieve targets.

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